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From Niklas Matthies <ml_ivy-u...@nmhq.net>
Subject Re: Ivy RoundUp Repository - feedback requested
Date Thu, 17 Apr 2008 14:39:06 GMT
On Thu 2008-04-17 at 07:25h, Matt Benson wrote on ivy-user:
> --- Gilles Scokart <gscokart@gmail.com> wrote:
:
> > 2. As I said before, I don't like the term 'build'. Something like
> > 'download', 'install', 'get', etc... would be much better.
> 
> To chime in here, I'd like to point out that in some
> extreme hypothetical case a project might release in
> source form only.  In this case a build _would_ take
> place.  I'd like to see the RoundUp concept be
> reusable within an organization, where the build/get
> instructions might be to pull a particular svn tag,
> then execute an Ant build.  So maybe "build" assumes
> too much, but we could explore some middleground that
> simply implies that some processing must take place...
> "prepare"?

How about "distill"? From the Collaborative International Dictionary of
English:

   Distill \Dis*till"\, v. t.
     [...]
     5. to extract out and present the essence of; to shorten and
        refine; to present the essential elements of; [...]

-- Niklas Matthies

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